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603
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
718
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
664
While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
678
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
578
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
551
Slow and steady wins the race.
514
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
543
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
412
Familiarity breed contempt.
453
I am sure the grapes are sour.
461
The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
552
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
457
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
518
Union gives strength.
515
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
440
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
509
The gods help them that help themselves.
412
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
614
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
508
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.